Category Archives: General Practice

How to Deal with Allergies

Allergies often have symptoms that negatively affect your everyday living. Your sleep and energy can be impacted, causing you to lack of concentration and experience mood swings. A lot of times, you suffer from excessive sneezing, coughing and a runny nose. If you learn how to cope with these symptoms, you can have better control… Read More »

Bee Sting Allergy Treatment

When bees sting you, they inject venom through their stinger into your skin. Some people only develop a localized reaction such as pain and redness that usually settle within a few hours. About 3% of people will develop an allergic reaction to the bee sting, and 0.8% of people can even develop anaphylaxis which is a life-threatening… Read More »

How Many Calories Do You Burn in Sex?

Sex is great for your relationship, but you may not know that engaging in sexual activity with your partner can actually help you burn some additional calories. After all, there is a lot of snuggling, smoothing, and caressing involved in the act, so you are bound to lose some calories in the process. The thing… Read More »

Difference Between HDL and LDL

Known as lipid, cholesterol is a fatty substance found naturally in the body. It is mainly made by the liver but it is also present in the food you eat. Your body needs cholesterol to function properly, as it is present in the membranes of every cell in the body, including the brain, muscles, nerves,… Read More »

Blood Sugar Normal Range

Blood glucose, or blood sugar, is a very important source of energy for our bodies. It provides nutrients to the body’s organs, muscles and the nervous system. Glucose arrives in the body from the food you eat every day, with the absorption of glucose regulated by the small intestine, pancreas and liver. Blood Sugar Normal… Read More »

Symptoms of Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia

It is important to keep your diabetes record and do everything to regulate your blood glucose levels. However, it is equally important to ensure that you do not end up dealing with two problems – hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) is actually an insulin reaction and can happen when you are on insulin… Read More »

Heart Palpitations and Headaches: Causes and Treatments

Both headaches and heart palpitations are common signs occurring at some point of everyone’s life. When they occur alone, they don’t present a big concern. However, when they are associated together, they could indicate serious medical conditions which require proper medical treatment. What Causes Heart Palpitations and Headaches? If heart palpitations are associated with headaches and tend… Read More »

What Is Difference Between Heart Attack and Angina?

Warning signs of a heart attack or angina can be chest pain or chest discomfort, shortness of breath, extreme sweating, etc. Because the signs of a heart attack and angina are very similar, it is sometimes very hard to tell the difference between them. However, any chest discomfort should be taken seriously. In cases when you… Read More »

How to Quickly and Naturally Stop Bleeding

It is quite common to get a scrape, a paper cut or may be a small wound while doing your day-to-day tasks. However, if that cut or wound causes you to bleed, you should try everything to stop it. Learning how to stop bleeding can come handy in certain situations. You can actually try many… Read More »

14 Best Snacks Healthy for Diabetics

Whenever you want a pick-me-up between meals, you can always opt for a snack with 10-15g of carbs. However, you need to be very careful about the carb content of each snack when you have diabetes. You really do not want to cause a spike in your blood sugar level just to enjoy a quick… Read More »